Wednesday, November 13

The University of California was the first institution to file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s administration after the administration announced it was ending the DACA program in 2017. That lawsuit is now being heard by the Supreme Court.
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Supreme Court hears UC’s case against Trump administration’s DACA repeal

The Supreme Court began hearings for the University of California’s case against the repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on Tuesday. The DACA program was an executive action issued by former President Barack Obama in 2012 to defer deportation for undocumented individuals who arrived to the country as children and to allow them to obtain work permits, college degrees and driver’s licenses. Read more...

The University of California was the first institution to file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s administration after the administration announced it was ending the DACA program in 2017. That lawsuit is now being heard by the Supreme Court.
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Julie (middle), who has filed a civil lawsuit against former UCLA obstetrician-gynecologist James Heaps for sexual assault charges, spoke at a press conference Wednesday. She was accompanied by her lawyers, Darren Kavinoky (left) and Jennifer McGrath (right). (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Julie (middle), who has filed a civil lawsuit against former UCLA obstetrician-gynecologist James Heaps for sexual assault charges, spoke at a press conference Wednesday. She was accompanied by her lawyers, Darren Kavinoky (left) and Jennifer McGrath (right). (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Academic Researchers United/United Automobile Workers Local 5810 reached a tentative agreement with the University of California on Thursday. The union represents project scientists, specialists, professional researchers and coordinators of public programs at the UC. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Academic researcher union reaches tentative agreement with the UC

Academic researchers at the University of California reached a tentative agreement with the University on Thursday after five months of bargaining. The tentative agreement between Academic Researchers United/United Automobile Workers Local 5810 and the UC has several provisions to increase academic researchers’ benefits and strengthen existing rights, according to a press release from the union. Read more...

Academic Researchers United/United Automobile Workers Local 5810 reached a tentative agreement with the University of California on Thursday. The union represents project scientists, specialists, professional researchers and coordinators of public programs at the UC. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Lawyers representing three students and several organizations, including the Compton Unified School District, said they intend to sue the University of California unless they remove the SAT and ACT from their admissions process. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)
Lawyers representing three students and several organizations, including the Compton Unified School District, said they intend to sue the University of California unless they remove the SAT and ACT from their admissions process. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

The California Public Interest Research Group hosted a roundtable discussion with students about the open access movement, textbook affordability and course resource costs Friday. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)
The California Public Interest Research Group hosted a roundtable discussion with students about the open access movement, textbook affordability and course resource costs Friday. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

Wage theft, the denial of rightfully owed wages and benefits earned by employees, is illegal for most employers under the California Labor Code. The University of California was exempt from these laws until Oct. 3, when Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill ending the UC's wage theft exemption. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)
Wage theft, the denial of rightfully owed wages and benefits earned by employees, is illegal for most employers under the California Labor Code. The University of California was exempt from these laws until Oct. 3, when Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill ending the UC's wage theft exemption. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

A former UC Berkeley cheerleader is suing her former coaches and the University of California, alleging she was asked to continue cheerleading after suffering multiple concussions. The lawsuit, filed Oct. 2, asked the UC to implement specific concussion protocols for cheerleaders. (Daily Bruin file photo)
A former UC Berkeley cheerleader is suing her former coaches and the University of California, alleging she was asked to continue cheerleading after suffering multiple concussions. The lawsuit, filed Oct. 2, asked the UC to implement specific concussion protocols for cheerleaders. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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